Benefits 2012/2013 - - An HR Liaison Presentation. June 2012. Ellen Gerescher. Employee Benefits Manager A&M System Office. Contract Renewals. The System Benefits Office administers the System benefit plans and has fiduciary responsibility for sound management of the premium resources
Employee Benefits Manager A&M System Office
Tobacco User Additional Premium
Consolidation of Health plans
This can be defined many different ways. The A&M System will follow the standard used by the ERS in order to be consistent with other State entities. A tobacco user is someone who has utilized tobacco more than five times in the previous three months.
Starting August 1, your A&M UIN will be your BlueCross BlueShield ID Number, beginning with TXW (for employees) and ZGB (for retirees) – all existing members will get new ID cards
Benefits Value Advisor – service that helps employees by locating providers, providing cost estimates, scheduling procedures, etc.
Approximately 10,000 employees with dependent medical coverage audited
Approximately 750 dependents dropped; however many dropped voluntarily
Audit continues for those with dependents on dental, vision and dependent life only